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Dr. Lisa Airan On Metal Matters


This column features weekly tips and advice from a revolving cast of industry leaders, on hand to discuss your beauty dilemmas, from blemishes to Botox. The following query was culled from a private stock, but we’ll be accepting readers’ questions soon.

Should I be concerned with warnings about potentially cancer-causing aluminum levels in my antiperspirant?

Using natural deodorants will help to avoid any worries about heavy-metal toxicity. Botox injections in the armpits are also a good alternative, as they will prevent sweating, which means you do not need to use deodorant at all.

A certified member of the American Board of Dermatology and the National Board of Medical Examiners, Dr. Lisa Airan takes a holistic approach to aging and beauty, specializing in cosmetic dermatology combined with counseling in the areas of stress, exercise, diet, and spirituality.

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